MIL Pronunciation of "Sergeant" in the Army.

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  1. dura

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    Why have we completely butchered this word by saying SARNT?

    Is it a lack of caring after saying it 3,000x times a day, derivative of "Sarge", bastardization of the southern pronunciation, or what?
     
  2. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    Oh wow, in the AF we call them Bill, Randy, Steve, Eric...
     
  3. Ranger-AO

    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    I'm not sure, but I think a little vagisil would probably clear it up for you Sarn't. :hsugh:
     
  4. Insdav3

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    happens in the Corps too. No one seems to mind much, but there are some Sgt's who get butt hurt over it. I think it's just lazy lips.
     
  5. brackac

    brackac Fuck all of this. OT Supporter

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    Not in the unit I was in. That little word combat probably had something to do with that.
     
  6. usmcdevil

    usmcdevil wouldnt you like to know

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    we def dont go sarge though
     
  7. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    I was kidding.
     
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    when i was in AIT a drill sergeant got pissed off at me for calling him sarn't, I told him I wouldn't stop until he stopped calling me "prii-at"

    edit: and "soul-ja"
     
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    I think if I seen any sgt get pissed at a lower rank for saying sarnt I pull him a aside and tell him to quit fucking bitching about meaningless bullshit as if tgere isnt more inportant things to worry about. Give me a fucking break....
     
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    i do it all the time. You can say sarnt smith wayy faster then sergeant smith.
     
  11. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    When you are from the south, you talk slower.. so sarrr-gent comes out better than sarnt.
     
  12. dura

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    i wasnt complaining at all, just wondering :wiggle:
     
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    sailor thing

    Being lazy with words is not for the Marine Corps or Army,
    Thats a Sailor thing
     
  14. cossack

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    its sargent mother fuckers , god damn i hate hearing "sarnt" all the damn time, FUCK then you got th mother fuckers who cant even sound a fucking word out in their head and figure out to pronounce it. every time a mother fuc ker butchers my last name i lose a little more respect for them.
    RO-CHAT-KA. ITS NOT THAT GOD DAMN HARD! ok im done , kuwait is gay and i feel like the biggest pogue ever. but i leave soon:)
     
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    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    Roger that, Sarn't Roach. :hsugh:
     
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    It's Sergeant. If you have the title of Sergeant, at least fucking SPELL IT RIGHT.
     
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    You are already an E-5?
     
  18. NPH

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    I would catch myself doing that sometimes. :dunno:
    I'd also call MGySgt "Master Guns" or MSgt "MasstSarnt" :mamoru:
    Call me lazy, who gives a fuck.
     
  19. brackac

    brackac Fuck all of this. OT Supporter

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    I hated the way the Air Force called marching cadence. Listening to someone scream ORWARD ARCH drove me crazy. What makes it worse is that is in in the AFI that way. When I went through ALS they told me to pronounce it that way in order to project and have snap. Snap? I asked them if we were marching in the yearly gay pride parade also. Pronounce and enunciate the god damn command.
     
  20. The Militant

    The Militant THE FUTURE

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    I was watching black hawk down last night and noticed that only like 2 people actually said it correctly
     
  21. Tycoon

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    I always say "sarnt".

    Oh, and I just got promoted to E-5, go me! ( had to tell it to the barracks crew without making a thread :o)

    Sucks that I'm not even old enough to drink. No NCO club for me yet :wtc:
     
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    :noes: kid NCO
     
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    :rofl: For another 5 months, too. :sad2:
     
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    no, but im on psd and their is only so many times you can hear "sarnt major" before you are about to snap, and my name is long enough that everyone now just callls me rock. hell the iraqis say it better and easier than most americans.
     
  25. TRN

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    I say it like that sometimes without thinking about it. Usually when I am speaking under my breath or something though.

    :dunno:
     

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